ERT Hazardous Materials (Haz Mat) Component

The prerequisite for this program is the “Haz Mat Operational” (First Responder), 24 hour program.

All programs meet the requirements of Title 8 Chapter 4, Section 5192 (q), (6), (A), (B) & (C) and (q) (11) (B) and are Certified by the California Specialized Training Institute and/or State Fire Marshal.

Upon conclusion of this program each student will be at the Haz Mat Technician Level and will have skills to mitigate spills. For further details on Haz Mat Technician Level click here.

This is a proactive program

This program provides the following training:

  • Chemical Safety
  • Compressed Gases
  • Containment & Decontamination
  • Disaster Planning
  • Haz Mat Identification
  • Incident Command
  • Incident Response
  • Multi-Drills
  • PPE
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA)
  • Scene Management
  • Toxicology

Program Length

  • 16 hours


  • Full-colored framed wall certificate and laminated wallet card good for one year